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06-27-2022
Top predators trapped by trying to adapt to climate change
As climate change advances, many animal species are shifting the timing of major life events, such as reproduction. For instance, with earlier spring thaws, many types of flowers bloom earlier. However, it is not yet clear whether such significant changes in life history will ultimately help various species adapt and survive, or lead to larger problems instead.  A team of researchers led by the University of Washington (UW) has investigated for the first time the effect of life history changes driven by climate change on a species...
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10-26-2017
Ancient oceans were colder than previously thought
A new study has found that ancient ocean temperatures were...
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10-25-2017
Conservation spending works but more could be done
Spending on conservation has been inconsistent throughout the world partly...
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10-25-2017
World’s first tsunami victim discovered after 6,000 years
In one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded, the...
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10-25-2017
Why oysters quickly close their shells
Oysters have extremely sensitive hearing and close their shells as...
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10-25-2017
The top 10 best eco-friendly office supplies
There is no better time than the present to modify...
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10-25-2017
When exactly did human activity start changing the planet?
Human activity has impacted and changed planet Earth so much...
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10-25-2017
Palm oil production causing increased temperatures in Indonesia
The global demand for palm oil has resulted in the...
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10-24-2017
Air pollution hindering China’s solar energy potential
Air pollution in China is impeding the country’s potential for...
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10-24-2017
New York City could face 50 foot flood waters by 2300
A new study has found that if greenhouse gas emissions...
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10-24-2017
Climate change costing the U.S. billions, says new report
Extreme weather events attributed to climate change have cost the...
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10-24-2017
Increased levels of herbicides found in older adults
A recent study has discovered an increase in herbicide levels...
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10-24-2017
Volcanic eruptions can cause ice sheets to suddenly melt
Scientists have now found a direct link between volcanic activity...
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